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La Paz (Bolivia)

La Paz is the administrative capital of Bolivia, while Sucre is the constitutional capital and the seat of the Supreme Court. La Paz was established in 1548, and is in the Andes. Altitude of the city ranges from about 4,058 m (13,313 ft) above sea level in El Alto (where the airport is located) to 3,100 m (10,170 ft) in the lower residential area. It is the highest national capital in the world.

The sight from the air as one flies into La Paz is incredible. First, one sees the sprawling shantytowns of El Alto, slowly giving way to the sight of La Paz itself, clinging tenuously to the sides of what looks like a large gash in the earth.

 

 

Main attractions in La Paz (Bolivia)

La Paz, BO

More sun than clouds. Mild.

More sun than clouds. Mild.

17 °C

63 °F

Humidity 28%
Wind 16Kph

Wed

Afternoon clouds. Mild.

17 °C

63 °F

Thu

Morning clouds. Refreshingly cool.

15 °C

59 °F

Fri

More sun than clouds. Refreshingly cool.

16 °C

61 °F

Sat

More sun than clouds. Refreshingly cool.

16 °C

61 °F

Sun

Mostly sunny. Cool.

15 °C

59 °F

Mon

Sunny. Mild.

17 °C

63 °F

General information

Country: Bolivia

Currency: Bolivian Boliviano

Language: Spanish / Aymara

Airport: El Alto Interbational airport

Airline: American Airlines

Time Zone: UTC - 4:00